Nellie Jenkins Reed

September 25, 1923 ~ October 29, 2019 (age 96)


Ms. Nellie Jenkins Reed, 96, of Sevierville, TN, left behind a legacy of grace and love as she joined her husband, James Mark Reed, praising Jesus, Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Ms. Nellie is also preceded in death by her Parents, Levi and Ella Jenkins; Sister, Kathleen Williams; Brother, Lloyd Jenkins; and Grandson, Larry James “Jamie” Reed

She leaves behind her Son, Larry Jenkins Reed; Daughter, Karen Sue (John Webb) Owenby; Granddaughter, Bridgett (Scott) Baird; and Great grandchildren, Jacob and Sydney Karjala, who will all miss her immensely.

Ms. Nellie will always be known for her sweet smile, homemade chocolate chip cookies, and her giving heart. She was the oldest member of New Era Baptist Church, and faithfully attended her monthly WMU meetings. When you didn’t find her reading or crocheting, you could always find her doing something within her community. She will be greatly missed by the lives she continuously touched.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to her caregivers for providing such great care to her in her last few months. They would specifically like to thank Sue Chance, Donna Lewis, Ashley, and Jawana for their love and hospitality

Family will be receiving friends Friday, November 1, 2019, 5-7:00 pm at Rawlings Funeral Home Chapel (212 Court Ave Sevierville, TN 37865) with service to follow, Rev. Dwayne White officiating and Ray Ball and family singing

Graveside service will be held Saturday, November 2, 2019 11:00am, meeting at Shiloh Cemetery (118 Hendersons Rd Pigeon Forge, 37863) at 10:45 am

In Lieu of flowers the family asks that you donate a toy to “Toys for Tots” in honor of Mrs. Nellie Reed to continue her legacy of reaching out to your community

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November 1, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Rawlings Chapel (Sevierville, TN)
212 Court Ave
Sevierville, TN 37862

Funeral Service
November 1, 2019

7:00 PM
Rawlings Chapel (Sevierville, TN)
212 Court Ave
Sevierville, TN 37862

Graveside Service
November 2, 2019

10:45 AM
Shiloh Cemetery
118 Henderson Rd
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

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